Smart Offices Entice a Return to Work

Constructech

Even Gartner predicts by 2022, 60% of hybrid workers will prioritize a “wellness-equipped smart office” over a remote office. However, we are going to need to create that “wellness-equipped smart office” if we want to entice people back into buildings, field trailers, and the jobsite.

Coolest offices around the world

Lets Build

We all know the boring offices that are plain, simple and doesn’t try to lift the spirits of the workers at all. At GenieBelt, we have done some research on interesting and cool offices around the world that you can take a look at, and maybe get inspired for your own office.

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New Ways to Add Infection Control to Your Healthcare Office

Wolgast Corporation

Now that you’ve got the hang of it, offices are reopening and incorporating the CDC guidelines to manage infection control. Wolgast is an expert provider of design and construction of healthcare offices. Medical Office Construction Dental Office Construction Remodel

Chicago office building constructed with coronavirus-fighting features

Construction Dive

The $26 million Fulton East is the first in what experts say will be a trend of projects designed to maximize tenants' health and social distancing

Bechtel opens NYC office to capitalize on infrastructure opportunities

Construction Dive

The top contractor by revenue has opened a Manhattan office to improve work on transit and other projects in the area

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Adopting Technology that Works in the Field and the Office

Viewpoint Construction Technology

Simplifying Processes Between the Office and Field

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3 approaches to contact tracing for the jobsite and office

Construction Dive

Technology companies have created solutions to help facilitate safer work environments, but privacy issues remain about how contractors can gather workers' health data

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Polish Skincare Company Opens First U.S Office In West Virginia

Business Facilities

Office In West Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com. BANDI Laboratories recently celebrated the opening of a sales and distribution center in Martinsburg, WV. The company plans to open a U.S. manufacturing facility within five years. Read: Polish Skincare Company Opens First U.S

Open offices are bad!

BD+C

Sensationalist noise abounds on “open offices.”. They decrease face-to-face conversation and increase email volume! They are loud and make it impossible to focus! They increase stress, sickness, sexism, and decrease security

NYC Most, Huntsville Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

Business Facilities

office market, and Huntsville, AL is the least expensive, according to Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International. Using data from its 2016 Office Experience Exchange Report (Office EER), BOMA has compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the U.S.,

Luxembourg office complex breaks ground in Belval

BD+C

A new Foster + Partners-designed office building in Belval, Luxembourg has broken ground. . Dubbed ICÔNE, the 202,000-sf office complex has an interior reminiscent of an Escher painting, filled with light and greenery.

The Ultimate Office Design Build Case Study – Us!

Commercial Construction

So it is with great pride that I announce the completion of our most successful Chicago design build office construction job to date – the new headquarters of Englewood Construction! for what we considered the ultimate office tenant renovation project.

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How to connect site to office without any struggle

Lets Build

But often things go awry as a result of bad communication, particularly between those on the ground and those in the office. It should start from the site and reach back to the office. Do you have the right tools to connect your site to the office?

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ARTBA Announces 2019-2020 Officers

Construction Equipment

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2019-2020 officers. They include: Chairman: Steve McGough, president and chief financial officer, HCSS, Sugar Land, Texas Senior Vice Chairman: Ward Nye, president & CEO of Martin Marietta

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Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets?

Business Facilities

Here's a rundown of the most and least expensive private sector office markets in the United States based on total operating expenses, courtesy of BOMA International. Office Markets? office marketsRead: Where Are The Most, Least Expensive U.S. at BusinessFacilities.com.

Brookfield Properties plans largest mass timber office building in North America

Construction Dive

Construction of the six-floor San Francisco office will take six months less than erecting a concrete building of the same size, according to the developer

Will Personalized Offices Become Standard for New Homes?

Pro Builder

Will Personalized Offices Become Standard for New Homes? As 40% of the American workforce remains stationed at home, home builders will need to embrace the shifting interests of homebuyers, and that can start with a focus on home offices.

It's time to make your back-to-the-office plan

BD+C

Now, it’s time to start preparing for your return to the office Congratulations! Your organization has successfully pivoted to remote work and settled into a new routine.

Broom-Clad Backyard Office

Jetson Green

For professionals working from home a dedicated office space can be a real productivity booster. This interesting backyard office is certainly one such space. The architects jokingly call it Mission Control, and it became a necessary addition to the home office once children arrived.

Oregon DOT launches office to tackle traffic congestion

Construction Dive

The three executives hired for the new ODOT office first will address two major highway projects and develop a new tolling and congestion pricing program

Everything I Learned About Business from ‘The Office’

Construction Business Owner

Within "The Office," there are several lessons any construction organization can easily apply to their business strategy

Do open offices work?

BD+C

Whether for a team of 20 or 200, if today’s professionals are not currently working in an open office environment, a change is likely on the horizon. Far from a fleeting fad, the open office layout is increasingly being adopted in the workplace and isn’t going away anytime soon.

AECOM NYC office nabs MTA, Port Authority veterans

Construction Dive

The hiring of former New York MTA CEO Tom Prendergast and former Port Authority COO Denise Berger will no doubt help AECOM tap into large public projects in a time when demand and competition are heating up

Open offices reduce collaboration among employees

BD+C

Proponents of open offices claim that the design promotes employee collaboration, but a recent study found just the opposite. The researchers studied people who switched from individual cubicles to an open office plan

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The Timeline of Home Office Trends

Pro Builder

The Timeline of Home Office Trends. Going back in time and reviewing the evolution of the home office can bring perspective for changes to come. Now that home builders and designers may face demands for updated home offices, what will they look like post-pandemic?

3D-printed office: Office of the Future

BD+C

The Office of the Future in Dubai represents the most audacious project to date. Dedicated in May 2016, the 2,600-sf, fully functioning office building kicked off Dubai’s strategy to make the city a 3D printing hub by 2030

Workers want policy changes before they return to offices

BD+C

A new Gensler report of 2,300-plus office workers found that at least half want companies to make some policy changes to keep them healthy before they return to work following COVID-19 shutdowns

Eastgate Offices for Environment Canada

SAB Magazine

Although it functions as a healthy, sustainable office space for its occupants in Edmonton, the building is also a 24/7, mission-critical facility designed to ensure that Environment Canada’s important weather forecasting work continues under any circumstances.

Vanair Doubles Office Space

Construction Equipment

This brings Vanair’s total production and office space to over 160,000 square feet. The new office space, located on Highway 12, Michigan City, IN, will provide capacity for increased manufacturing, training, support, service and leadership functions

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Office construction could start slowing in 2019, report says

Construction Dive

The brisk pace of office construction has put some metros like Nashville in danger of overbuilding, according to Cushman & Wakefield

Houston office construction costs projected to rise 5%

Construction Dive

The Kirksey Architecture report said labor and tariff concerns will significantly impact construction costs in one of the country's hottest markets

Sustainable Office in the Wilderness

Jetson Green

KantoorKaravaan is a sustainable and fully equipped office space, which is located far from the stressful hustle and bustle of the city. KantoorKaravaan in Dutch means “office caravan” and actually consists of several tiny offices. Awesome Office Conversion Using Pallets.

Reopened offices raise liability risk for businesses and owners

BD+C

After offices and other places of business reopen following COVID-19 shutdowns , tenants and owners face increased legal liability, and property insurance plans may not cover this risk

Iowa office first to be built with dowel-laminated timber

Construction Dive

The all-wood mass timber product employed on the Des Moines project is the first in North America to not require nails or other fasteners

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Designing office building lobbies to respond to the coronavirus

BD+C

People spend up to one-third of their lives at work, many of them inside office buildings. As governments and health officials press to develop a vaccine for COVID-19, we’ve been looking at design strategies that can aid in preventing the spread of all viruses in the modern workplace.

AEM Elects 2019 Officers, Directors

Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has announced its 2019 officers, as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors. Officers and directors come from an industry cross-section and work cooperatively on behalf of the entire membership.

Waterbury State Office Complex Achieves LEED Platinum

PC Construction

Over 200,000 square feet of Vermont’s extensive Waterbury State Office Complex redevelopment and restoration project – the new office building and the historic core – has been awarded the U.S.

Medical offices are filling space vacated by retail

BD+C

yesterday disclosed its plans for a $100 million-plus expansion that will add a hotel, grocery, multifamily housing, fitness centers, restaurants, coworking spaces, more retail, and a medical office building The 1.2-million-sf shopping mall Rosedale Center in Roseville, Minn.,

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An Awesome Towable Tiny Office

Jetson Green

Perhaps living in a tiny home isn’t quite feasible for most people, but I’m sure many entrepreneurs would appreciate their own tiny mobile office. They are advertising it as the perfect mobile office for startups or even as a portable music studio. Downsizing to a Mobile Office.

U.S. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up

Business Facilities

The top 10 strongest markets in terms of demand for office space were New York, San Jose, Sacramento, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Raleigh, San Diego, and Baltimore. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.